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I am 31 weeks pregnant with my second child, My first child is 21 months and EVERYWHERE which is to be expected but my issue is my husband he is the working parent right now and I am the stay at home mom he thinks because he works he doesn't have to help at all with our son that its my job. I have something called pelvic girdle pain which makes walking and picking things up especially my son rather difficult and painful he says i am just being a complainer and its my hormones making me angry I cook, clean do the laundry bath the baby and pretty much everything else I gave him a back rub the other night hoping for one in return he just rolled over and went to sleep. he stays up really late to play video games leaving me with very little sleep and if the baby happens to wake up in the middle of the night Its me getting up because hes tired and its not his job I am not sure what to do in a way i feel like his dog i feel no love and honestly felt like leaving him because of it.


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replied January 13th, 2012
Depression During Pregnancy Answer A30343
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Depression in pregnancy also known as 'pregnancy blues' is commonly seen in women. If your partner/husband is not helpful, try to discuss about keeping an aid or someone to help you with the household chores. You can also let him accompany you for your doctor/gynecologist visits and have your doctor/gynecologist counsel him for further help (especially in avoiding heavy work and lifting heavy objects). You can also go ahead with getting a 'couple therapy' done to help you both identify problems and find solutions. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
Take care.



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